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Four acquitted in 2002 Kenya hotel bombing

[JURIST] A Kenyan judge Thursday acquitted four men charged in the 2002 bombing of a hotel near Mombasa [Jersualem Post file report], ruling that prosecutors had failed to show a link between the men and the bombers or al Qaida, and that the men should not even had been charged [AFP report] because there was no prima facie case. Three suicide car bombers killed 15 people in the attack. Reuters has more.

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